"Open Book" Final?

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lilymayek_1E
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"Open Book" Final?

Postby lilymayek_1E » Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:05 pm

I'm not sure if this question has been answered yet on Chem Community, but what are the resources we'd use in this "open book" final scenario? Would it be our textbook and/or notes and/or chem community? That's what I've been assuming but is it stricter or looser than that?

Diana Chavez-Carrillo 2L
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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Diana Chavez-Carrillo 2L » Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:11 pm

In Professor Lavelle's email, he mentions that we can use Chemistry Community up to the day of the final so I was wondering the same thing if there are only certain resources we can use. I do believe that since it is open book then we should be able to use our class notes.

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Brandi 2C » Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:36 pm

I believe for "open book" it does entail classroom notes, office hour notes, discussion notes and packets, and everything in between.

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby faithkim1L » Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:28 pm

Open book is pretty every resource you can lay your hands on. I don't think he will be using Respondus or another program to record us while taking the exam, so I think textbook, notes, and other instructional notes are all fair game for "open book."

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby vibha gurunathan 1h » Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:59 pm

Do you know if chemistry community will be locked while we take the final?

Bryan Chen 1H
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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Bryan Chen 1H » Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:30 pm

im assuming open book means like textbook notes lecture notes etc

Kallista McCarty 1C
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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Kallista McCarty 1C » Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:20 am

I don't think it is going to be very strict, so you can probably use any resource that you have available!

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Nohemi Garcia 1L » Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:25 am

I think that lecture notes and the textbook are fine. I don't think chemistry community is allowed though.

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Mariah » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:34 am

Any word on how long it will be ?

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby TimVintsDis4L » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:46 am

Mariah wrote:Any word on how long it will be ?


He mentioned that it was going to be pretty short and simple so I would assume no more than 1.5 hours, so half of what the actual final would have been like.

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby kendal mccarthy » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:57 pm

I am assuming this means any resources we have access to we can use for this final. I am not sure how this would work yet as we don't know the window we can turn in the test but we will see when Lavelle lets us know :)

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Areli C 1L » Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:28 am

faithkim1L wrote:Open book is pretty every resource you can lay your hands on. I don't think he will be using Respondus or another program to record us while taking the exam, so I think textbook, notes, and other instructional notes are all fair game for "open book."


Thank goodness, the thought of using respondus gives me so much anxiety, but thanks your answer was very clear.

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Cooper Baddley 1F » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:15 am

Any resource should be up for use except for chemistry community just because he said we can use it up to the day of the final.

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby KBELTRAMI_1E » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:59 am

Brandi 2C wrote:I believe for "open book" it does entail classroom notes, office hour notes, discussion notes and packets, and everything in between.


What about -the internet-?

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Sue Bin Park 2I » Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:58 pm

do we know if the final is going to be timed? or will he post it and give us more than the 1.5 hours he said it would take?

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Ryan_K_1K » Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:33 pm

I believe that pretty much anything goes at this point as long as you aren't plagiarizing

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Alfred Barrion 2H » Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:45 pm

We can use our books in pdf or physically, as well as any notes we have prepared.

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Sidharth D 1E » Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:37 pm

Sue Bin Park 2I wrote:do we know if the final is going to be timed? or will he post it and give us more than the 1.5 hours he said it would take?

I am pretty sure he mentioned allotting from 3-4 hours for the actual final exam, even though you should be able to finish it in half the time.

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Omar Selim 1D » Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:40 pm

He said he'd update us tomorrow so I feel like we shouldn't worry or stress about it right now and instead just focus on studying and it'll work out.

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Patricia Cardenas » Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:44 pm

Mariah wrote:Any word on how long it will be ?


Lavelle emailed it will be 6 questions, and that it will be short and "easy".

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby ramiro_romero » Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:53 pm

I believe you are able to use any resources from lecture notes/discussions, and the textbook.

Diana Andrade_4F
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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Diana Andrade_4F » Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:50 pm

We will be able to use our notes, textbook, and chemistry community! Exam should be short, but he said he'd give us 3-4 hours to complete it. He will give us more info on Saturday!

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Adriana_4F » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:30 pm

Professor Lavelle emailed us saying someone wrote: “I just finished the final. It took me 1 hr 12 minutes to complete, and I went very slowly and wrote out my work for each step taking plenty of time with each question, closed book."

!!!

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby kennedyp » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:39 pm

Does anyone know how the final is going to be given? Will it be a pdf that we have to print out and then take pictures of our answers or is it like through that respondus webcam thingie?

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Leyna Dang 2H » Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:38 pm

TimVintsDis4L wrote:
Mariah wrote:Any word on how long it will be ?


He mentioned that it was going to be pretty short and simple so I would assume no more than 1.5 hours, so half of what the actual final would have been like.


His email said he was debating between 3 or 4 hours.

Leyna Dang 2H
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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Leyna Dang 2H » Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:40 pm

kennedyp wrote:Does anyone know how the final is going to be given? Will it be a pdf that we have to print out and then take pictures of our answers or is it like through that respondus webcam thingie?


So far all he has said is that it's going to be taken online, but we don't need to use any other apps/software like respondus.

Leyna Dang 2H
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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Leyna Dang 2H » Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:42 pm

I'm assuming your textbook and any lecture notes you took

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby annikaying » Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:19 am

open book pretty much allows you any resource you have

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby Ian Morris 3C » Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:43 pm

open book means anything that would help you. I wouldnt get too stuck up on the notes though or you may run out of time

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby 605395381 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:46 pm

im thinking textbook, lecture notes, discussion notes

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Re: "Open Book" Final?

Postby lilymayek_1E » Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:47 am

thank you everyone! this helped much including lavelle's email. I think lecture notes, discussion notes, and textbook are the way to go.


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